Detroit Tour Trailer Hits the Road to Showcase Powertrain Products

DETROIT – June 20, 2012 – Detroit Diesel Corporation today unveiled its new 2012 tour trailer. Scheduled to visit dealerships and trade shows throughout the year, the updated trailer showcases the complete line of Detroit™ products and includes interactive displays and videos.

The trailer – which is being pulled by the new 2014 Freightliner Cascadia® Evolution equipped with an enhanced Detroit DD15® engine – highlights Detroit steer and tandem axles, as well as the new Detroit DT12™ automated manual transmission. Detroit is the only OEM that offers a complete powertrain package, which also includes Detroit’s industry-leading heavy-duty engines, which are designed to be fully compliant with the new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) GHG14 regulations.

The trailer also has several new informational videos and interactive components, including a touchscreen feature that enables customers to view the wide range of vocations and trucks where Detroit engines and components can be found. An interactive walkthrough of Detroit Virtual Technician™ which provides extensive and precise data on stops, idle time, speed, location, path, fuel consumption and more, is also available.

“Our new tour trailer visually and interactively showcases our total vehicle integration approach, showing customers the full breadth of our solutions,” said Brad Williamson, manager, engine and component marketing, Daimler Trucks North America. “We invite everyone to come to the Detroit Tour Trailer and learn more about our innovations.”

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Detroit Diesel Corporation is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines. Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Detroit offers a complete line of engines and axles for the commercial transportation industry in both the on-highway and vocational markets. Detroit™ engines and axles are sold and serviced through a network of more than 800 locations throughout North America. Detroit is a brand of Detroit Diesel Corporation, a Daimler company.

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